Witnessing the success of our alumni is particularly validating. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah is especially proud of our alumni who have chosen to magnify the education and research training received. Listed below are a few of our remarkable Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. alumni now serving as faculty members both nationally and internationally.

 

Ph.D. Alumni in Academia

Abu-Khalaf, Jumana
Assistant Professor
Mechatronics Engineering
German Jordanian University
Received degree: 2012
Advisor: Stephen Mascaro
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Adams, Bradley R
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Brigham Young University
Received degree: 1993
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Bailey, Brian
Assistant Professor
Plant Sciences, Department of
University of California, Davis
Received degree: 2015
Advisor: Rob Stoll
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Chen, Yi-Tung
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Received degree: 1991
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Christensen, David
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Dixie State University
Received degree: 2017
Advisor: Shad Roundy
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Colton, Mark B
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Brigham Young University
Received degree: 2006
Advisor: John Hollerbach
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Crepeau, John C
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Idaho
Received degree: 1991
Advisor: L. King Isaacson
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Crews, Niel D
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Louisiana Tech University
Received degree: 2008
Advisor: Bruce Gale
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Dansie, Chris
Assistant Professor (lecturer)
Operations and Information Security
University of Utah
Received degree: 2009
Advisor: Don Bloswick
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Edalatpour, Sheila
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Maine
Received degree: 2016
Advisor: Mathieu Francoeur
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Engeberg, Erik D
Associate Professor
Ocean and Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Florida Atlantic University
Received degree: 2008
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Flatau, Alison B
Professor
Aerospace Engineering, Department of
University of Maryland, College Park
Received degree: 1990
Advisor: Bill Van Moorhem
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Fullmer, Rees R
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Department of
Utah State University
Received degree: 1985
Advisor: Steve Jacobsen
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Gopalan, Srikanth
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Boston University
Received degree: 1997
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Hejrati, Babak
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Maine
Received degree: 2016
Advisor: Jake Abbott
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Holmes, Heather
Assistant Professor
Physics, Department of
University of Nevada, Reno
Received degree: 2010
Advisor: Eric Pardyjak
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Jayal, Anshu D
Assistant Professor
Indian Inst of Technology (IIT), Ropar, India
Received degree: 2006
Advisor: AK Balaji
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Kim, Jungkyu
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 2009
Advisor: Bruce Gale
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Kim, Youngshik
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Hanbat National University (Daejeon, Korea)
Received degree: 2008
Advisor: Mark Minor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Majdalani, Joseph
Professor
Aerospace Engineering, Department of
Auburn University
Received degree: 1995
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Maynes, Daniel
Professor and Department Chair
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Brigham Young University
Received degree: 1997
Advisor: Joe Klewicki
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Meek, Sanford G
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1982
Advisor: Steve Jacobsen
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Metzger, Meredith M
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 2002
Advisor: Joe Klewicki
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Merryweather, Andrew S
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 2008
Advisor: Don Bloswick
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Penado, F Ernesto
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Northern Arizona University
Received degree: 1987
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Petersen, Spencer
Assistant Professor
Engineering Technology, Department of
Weber State University
Received degree: 2016
Advisor: Mathieu Francoeur
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Petruska, Andrew
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Colorado School of Mines
Received degree: 2014
Advisor: Jake Abbott
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Ramamurthy, Prathap
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
The City College of New York
Received degree: 2011
Advisor: Eric Pardyjak
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Reid, Russell
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of North Texas
Received degree: 2015
Advisor: Bruce Gale
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Sadr, Reza
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering at Qatar, Department of
Texas A&M University
Received degree: 2002
Advisor: Joe Klewicki
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Sesek, Richard F
Associate Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering, Department of
Auburn University
Received degree: 1999
Advisor: Don Bloswick
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Smith, Lloyd V
Professor
Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Department of
Washington State University
Received degree: 1994
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Stephens, Robert R
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Idaho
Received degree: 1991
Advisor: David Hoeppner
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Tran, Thomas D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical & Energy Engineering
Indiana Tech University
Received degree: 2018
Advisor: Amanda Smith
Mechanical Engineering,
Department of
University of Utah
Udell, Kent S
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1980
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Han XuXu, Han
Associate Professor
Medical Imaging, Department of
Xuzhou Medical University
Received degree: 2013
Advisor: Andrew Merryweather
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Zhu, Xiaorui
Mechanical and Automation Engineering
Harbin Institute of Technolgy Graduate School
(Shenzhen, China)
Received degree: 2006
Advisor: Mark Minor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah

 

M.S. Alumni in Academia

Abbott, Jake
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 2001
Advisor: Sanford Meek
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Brewster, M. Quinn
Hermia G. Soo Professor
Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Received degree: 1979
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Colton, Mark B
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Brigham Young University
Received degree: 2001
Advisor: Sanford Meek
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Crepeau, John C
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Idaho
Received degree: 1988
Advisor: L. King Isaacson
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Gramoll, Kurt
Professor
Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
University of Okalahoma
Received degree: 1984
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Grow, David
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Received degree: 2006
Advisor: John Hollerbach
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Kent, Richard
Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Emergency Medicine Deputy Director
University of Virginia
Received degree: 1997
Advisor: Don Bloswick
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Leang, Kam
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1999
Advisor: Santosh Devasia
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Meek, Sanford G
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1979
Advisor: Steve Jacobsen
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Metzger, Meredith M
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1998
Advisor: Joe Klewicki
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Merryweather, Andrew S
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 2007
Advisor: Don Bloswick
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Oldroyd, Holly
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering, Department of
University of California, Davis
Received degree: 2010
Advisor: Eric Pardyjak
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Stapleton, Scott
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Received degree: 2007
Advisor: Dan Adams
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Steele, Travis
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering
Bakersfield College
Received degree: 2014
Advisor: Andrew Merryweather
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Tran, Thomas D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical & Energy Engineering
Indiana Tech University
Received degree:
Advisor: Amanda Smith
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Trimble, A Zachary
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Received degree: 2005
Advisor: Ebbe Bamberg
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Udell, Kent S
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1978
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah

 

B.S. Alumni in Academia

Brewster, M. Quinn
Hermia G. Soo Professor
Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Received degree: 1978
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Coats, Brittany
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 2000
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Colton, Mark B
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
Brigham Young University
Received degree: 1997
Advisor: John Hollerbach
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Kent, Richard
Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Emergency Medicine Deputy Director
University of Virginia
Received degree: 1994
Advisor: Don Bloswick
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Leang, Kam
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Received degree: 1997
Advisor: Santosh DeVasia
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Oldroyd, Holly
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering, Department of
University of California, Davis
Received degree: 2006
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Stapleton, Scott
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Received degree: 2007
Advisor: Dan Adams
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah
Truscott, Tadd
Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Department of
Utah State University
Received degree: 2003
Advisors: Pat McMurtry/Mark Minor
Mechanical Engineering, Department of
University of Utah